(KRLD) - The man who went on a shooting spree in Odessa, Texas, has been identified by police as 36-year-old Seth Aaron Ator.
The shooting began when a car was stopped by a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper for not signaling. The driver shot at the troopers through the back window, injuring one, and driving away.
"It started with a traffic stop by the DPS," said Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke. He says the suspect shot a DPS Trooper in Midland County, one Midland Police Officer, and one Odessa Police Officer during the incident.
Ator continued to shoot at civilians, until he was killed by police following a chase around neighboring areas of Odessa and Midland. The suspect was shot and killed at a movie theater in Odessa.
Gerke confirmed 7 deaths at the news conference.